Waycross Motor Speedway
Bridges nabs first UDLMCS victory at Waycross
WAYCROSS, Ga. (March 15) — Polesitter Kyle Bridges of Moultrie, Ga., earned $3,000 Saturday at Waycross Motor Speedway in the season-opening event on the United Dirt Late Model Challenge Series.
Bridges won the 40-lapper for his first career UDLMCS victory in outrunning former series champion Keith Nosbisch of Valrico, Fla., who started fifth. | Slideshow
John Kellum of Jacksonville, Fla., improved four positions to finish third while Adam Bedenbaugh of Lake City, Fla., and Brandon Dewitt of Morven, Ga., rounded out the top five finishers.
Notes: Bridges drives a GRT Race Car sponsored by Bridges Auto Service & Scrap Metal and A.F. Stone Professional Medical Services. … Bridges is the first first-time series winner since Kyle Bronson of Brandon, Fla., won last March in Ocala, Fla. … Fifteen of 23 feature starters completed 40 laps. … Jason Fitzgerald finished sixth in Brandon Dewitt's backup car. ... Jack Nosbisch Jr. and Blaise Heznecker scratched from the main event; Nosbisch hurt a motor during qualifying while Heznecker broke in hot laps. … Next up for UDLMCS competitors is an April 5 event at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla.
UDLMCS @ Waycross: (1) Kyle Bridges, (2) Keith Nosbisch, (3) John Kellum, (4) Adam Bedenbaugh, (5) Brandon Dewitt, (6) Jason Fitzgerald, (7) Rhett Carter, (8) Tyler Ivey, (9) Scott Lagasse, (10) Cecil Eunice, (11) Darrell Padgett, (12) Austin Kirkpatrick, (13) Dalton Myers, (14) Carter Stokes, (15) Jess Mattox, (16) John Koller, (17) Joe Kump, (18) Mark Whitener, (19) Donnie Chappell, (20) Brandon Cameron, (21) Brian Smith, (22) Lavon Sparks, (23) Devin Walker. Fast qualifier (among 25 cars): Nosbisch, 16.438 seconds. Heat race winners: Nosbisch, Kump, Fitzgerald, Cameron.